California Health Professions Consortium

October 2010 Blog Posts (4)

CHPC On-line Community Seeks New Participants and Postings

The Consortium wants to build on great connections and content from our successful state-wide pipeline conference by expanding our on-line community and resources. We want to advance towards our vision of a powerful state-wide pipeline network that supports each other, our students and programs. We also want to increase our collective advocacy and action to advance health workforce diversity and quality, culturally competent care to our communities.

To achieve these goals, we…


Added by Jeff Oxendine on October 22, 2010 at 6:12am — No Comments

Health TECH Academy

I am very proud to be the coordinator for the Health TECH Academy, a California Partnership Academy. Health TECH runs out of Valley High School in Sacramento.

For regular updates on the academy and our work in cultural competence, please see Rodney Black's page in CHPC. He is the project coordinator for our Cultural Awareness and Community Health Education (CACHE) Project, and it made good sense that he would maintain that information. I will use my page for any general academy… Continue

Added by John Buckmaster on October 20, 2010 at 4:55pm — No Comments

The Valley High School Health TECH Academy Cultural Awareness Community Health Education (CACHE) Outreach Project


In the spring of 2008, Dr. Lisa Liu, a Kaiser Permanente (KP) physician, proposed a joint partnership between Kaiser Permanente and the Valley High School Health TECH Academy to address a growing need – culturally competent health care. This partnership gave birth to the Cultural Awareness Community Health Education (CACHE) outreach project. Health TECH students from identified ethnic backgrounds work within their own community to identify public health problems that are… Continue

Added by Rodney Black on October 18, 2010 at 7:24am — No Comments

CHPC Director Appointed to New National Health Care Workforce Commission

Press Release

GAO Announces Appointments to New National Health Care Workforce Commission

WASHINGTON, DC (September 30, 2010) – Gene L. Dodaro, Acting Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), today announced the appointment of 15 members to the new National Health Care Workforce… Continue

Added by Patrick Ramirez on October 9, 2010 at 2:39pm — No Comments

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